Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes and Industries in Q3 2022 - Thematic Intelligence

Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes and Industries in Q3 2022 - Thematic Intelligence

Summary

Global M&A deal value has hit a two year low point in Q3 2022. It dropped 40% compared to Q2 2022, and 48% compared to Q3 2021. If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&As). This report analyzes the disruptive themes that have driven M&A activity in Q3 2022 across 18 sectors including aerospace, defense, & security, apparel, automotive, banking & payments, construction, consumer, foodservice, healthcare, insurance, medical devices, mining, oil & gas, packaging, pharma, power, retail, technology, media & telecoms, travel & tourism.

If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&As). This report analyzes the disruptive themes that have driven M&A activity in Q3 2022 across 18 sectors including aerospace, defense, & security, apparel, automotive, banking & payments, construction, consumer goods, foodservice, healthcare, insurance, medical devices, mining, oil & gas, packaging, pharma, power, retail, technology, media & telecoms, travel & tourism.

Only 115 mega deals got recorded in Q3 2022, which is 21 less than in the previous quarter. The TMT sector continued to dominate M&A deal activity, with 2,467 deals worth $161 billion recorded in Q3 2022. But the deal value for the TMT sector dropped by 50% compared to Q3 2021, and deal volume dropped by 22%. Most sectors saw a decline in deal activity in Q3 2022.

Scope

  • This report provides an overview of merger and acquisition activity globally in Q3 2022 across 18 sectors including aerospace, defense, & security, apparel, automotive, banking & payments, construction, consumer, foodservice, healthcare, insurance, medical devices, mining, oil & gas, packaging, pharma, power, retail, technology, media & telecoms, travel & tourism.
  • It identifies the themes driving most notable deals announced in Q3 2022 across all 18 sectors.
  • It also assesses the impact of COVID-19 on the M&A market.
Reasons to Buy
  • Companies that invest in the right themes become success stories; those that miss the big themes end up as failures. If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
  • This report lists the most notable deals across 18 sectors to make it easy for our clients to get a view of themes disrupting these sectors and prepare for the future.


  • Review of Global M&A Market, Q3 2022
    • Quarterly global M&A activity by deal volume and value
    • Global M&A deals - summary
    • Global deal activity by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Global deal activity by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • Global M&A deal activity by deal size
    • Global M&A deal activity by region
    • Global M&A activity by sector, Q3 2021 vs. Q3 2022
    • Monthly M&A volumes falling
  • Top Themes Driving the Global M&A Market, Q3 2022
    • Top 20 M&A deals in Q3 2022
    • What were the leading themes driving M&A activity in each sector in Q3 2022?
  • Thematic M&A Drivers by Sector, Q3 2022
    • Global M&A deals in Q3 2022 - sector analysis
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Aerospace, Defense & Security (ADS) Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the ADS sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in the ADS sector - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the ADS sector
    • Top themes driving ADS M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the ADS sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the ADS sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the ADS sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in ADS by region
    • ADS sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the ADS sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Apparel Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the apparel sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in apparel - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the apparel sector
    • Top themes driving apparel M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the apparel sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the apparel sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the apparel sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in apparel by region
    • Apparel sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the apparel sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Automotive Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the automotive sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in automotive - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for automotive sector
    • Top themes driving automotive M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the automotive sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the automotive sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the automotive sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in automotive by region
    • Automotive sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the automotive sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Banking & Payments Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the banking and payments sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in banking & payments - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the banking & payments sector
    • Top themes driving banking and payments M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the banking & payments sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the banking & payments sector - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the banking and payments sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in banking & payments by region
    • Banking & payments sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the banking & payments sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Construction Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the construction sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in construction - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the construction sector
    • Top themes driving construction M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the construction sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the construction sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the construction sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in construction by region
    • Construction sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the construction sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Consumer Goods Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the consumer goods sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in consumer goods - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the consumer goods sector
    • Top themes driving consumer goods M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the consumer goods sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the consumer goods by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the consumer goods sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in consumer goods by region
    • Consumer goods sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the consumer goods sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Foodservice Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the foodservice sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in foodservice - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the foodservice sector
    • Top themes driving foodservice M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the foodservice sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the foodservice sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the foodservice sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in foodservice by region
    • Foodservice sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the foodservice sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Healthcare Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the healthcare sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in healthcare - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the healthcare sector
    • Top themes driving healthcare M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the healthcare sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the healthcare sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the healthcare sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in healthcare by region
    • Healthcare sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the healthcare sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Insurance Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the insurance sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in insurance - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the insurance sector
    • Top themes driving insurance M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the insurance sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the insurance sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the insurance sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in insurance by region
    • Insurance sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the insurance sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Medical Devices Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the medical devices sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in medical devices - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the medical devices sector
    • Top themes driving medical devices M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the medical devices sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the medical devices by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the medical devices sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in medical devices by region
    • Medical devices sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the medical devices sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Mining Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the mining sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in mining - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the mining sector
    • Top themes driving mining M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the mining sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the mining sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the mining sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in mining by region
    • Mining commodity M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the mining sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Oil & Gas Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the oil & gas sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in oil & gas - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the oil & gas sector
    • Top themes driving oil & gas M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the oil & gas sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the oil & gas sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the oil & gas sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in oil & gas by region
    • Oil & gas sub-sector M&A review for Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the oil & gas sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Packaging sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the packaging sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in packaging - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the packaging sector
    • Top themes driving packaging M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the packaging sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the packaging sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the packaging sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in packaging by region
    • Packaging sub-sector M&A review for Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the packaging sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Pharma Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the pharma sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in pharma - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the pharma sector
    • Top themes driving pharma M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the pharma sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the pharma sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the pharma sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in pharma by region
    • Pharma sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the pharma sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Power Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the power sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in power - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the power sector
    • Top themes driving power M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the power sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the power sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the power sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in power by region
    • Power sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the power sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Retail Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the retail sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in retail - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the retail sector
    • Top themes driving retail M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the retail sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the retail sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the retail sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in retail by region
    • Retail sub-sector M&A review for Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the retail sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Technology, Media, &Telecom (TMT) Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the TMT sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in TMT - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the TMT sector
    • Top themes driving TMT M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the TMT sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the TMT sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the TMT sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in TMT by region
    • TMT sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the technology & telecom sector- Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the internet & media sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
  • Themes Driving M&A Activity in the Travel & Tourism Sector, Q3 2022
    • M&A deals in the travel and tourism sector by deal volume and deal value
    • Global M&A deals in travel & tourism - summary
    • Our 2023 theme map for the travel and tourism sector
    • Top themes driving travel & tourism M&A activity in Q3 2022
    • Deal activity in the travel & tourism sector by volume and value - public vs. private
    • Deal activity in the travel & tourism sector by volume and value - cross-border vs. domestic
    • M&A deal activity in the travel & tourism sector by deal size
    • M&A deal activity in travel & tourism by region
    • Travel and tourism sub-sector M&A review, Q1-Q3 2021 vs. Q1-Q3 2022
    • Key global M&A deals in the travel & tourism sector - Q3 2022
    • Further reading
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